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Hotel Les Armures

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   1 Rue Puits-St-Pierre, Geneva 1204, Switzerland (Bourg-de-Four)
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Ranked #9 of 104 hotels in Geneva
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolute gem of a hotel. It didn't look that impressive from outside but the friendly staff soon put my mind at ease. I'd seen the rooms via tripadvisor, they looked great but in reality they were even better! I can honestly say that the quality of the rooms are as good as I've ever seen (previous hotels include 4 seasons... More

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Hartford, Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

Our first time in Geneva, we loved staying in the older part of town. Hotel Les Amures was the perfect place to start a 2 week vacation. The room was large and comfortable and the staff was very helpful. We would definitely stay here again.

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mpater, Directeur général at Hotel Les Armures, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Dear Sir, Thank you for taking the time to give us such a nice review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and that our team provided you with an excellent experience for your first time in Geneva. I look forward to welcoming you again at “Les Armures”, I remain, Yours faithfully Michel Paternotte More

San Francisco, California
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69 reviews 69 reviews
23 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We have spent plenty of money at upscale hotels around the world in our travels but we did not feel that the rates here were justified. The location in Old Town was great. The hotel had an interesting, well documented history. The room was lovely - but quite small. We were charged an additional 40CHF per nite for parking our... More

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mpater, Directeur général at Hotel Les Armures, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Dear Sir, Thank you very much for your review of your recent stay with us at “Les Armures” hotel. I am delighted that you enjoyed the location in the old town of Geneva and the history of our 17th Century house. Undeniably, the prices are quite high in Geneva; this is due essentially to the unfavorable exchange rate... More

London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

The location of this hotel is wonderful if you want easy access to the old town and city centre. It doesn't have lake views but that wasn't what we were after. The service was consistently lovely. No problem at all when we arrived at 1am after a delayed flight from Heathrow. The room was always wonderfully cleaned while we were... More

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mpater, Directeur général at Hotel Les Armures, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Dear Sir, We are happy to read that you enjoyed your recent stay at “Les Armures”. It is nice to see that you both loved the decor and the location in the Old City of Geneva. Also, we pass on your kind words to our hotel staff. We look forward to welcoming you back on your future visit... More

Zurich, Switzerland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

We stayed for one night very beginning of May. We were upgraded to a junior suite which was really nice with much place. Beds are very comfortable, wifi is excellent. Our feeling was that the public spaces in the hotel should be upgraded to the same level as the rooms. The corridors, the lobby and the other rooms downstairs are... More

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mpater, Directeur général at Hotel Les Armures, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Dear Sir, We are happy to read your comments regarding your very recent stay with us at “Les Armures” and would like to thank you for having taken the time to share your experience via Tripadvisor. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay in one of our Junior Suite. Regarding your little disappointments, we will carefully study... More

Los Angeles, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

Next time we plan to stay LONGER. We flew all the way from Los Angeles via London to Geneva in one day and took public transportation to Old Town then walked up to the hotel. We were exhausted, but as soon as we walked through the door we were so warmly greeted. After receiving a generous complimentary upgrade for our... More

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mpater, Directeur général at Hotel Les Armures, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Dear Sir, Thank you for taking the time to post such kind words following your stay at “Les Armures”. We are very pleased that you liked the bedroom, the decor, the comfortable bed and “the best pillows on earth”… We are very dedicated to making our guests feel at home and we are thrilled that you felt we... More

Sydney, Australia
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93 reviews 93 reviews
21 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014 via mobile

Very disappointed with this hotel. It has the best location in Geneva. But this is all. Service is poor, impersonal. Rooms are tiny. There is no acoustic insulation, as it is an old building. So, everyday (and night) you are awaken either by the service personel or by other guests. Talking about old. There is one lift. That was broken... More

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mpater, Directeur général at Hotel Les Armures, responded to this review

Dear Sir, I am happy to read your comments regarding your recent stay with us at « Les Armures » and would like to thank you for having taken the time to share your experience. First of all, I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed the old city’s situation of the hotel. Moreover, I would like to apologize as... More

Cambridge, Massachusetts
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

We stayed at Les Armures in Jan 2013. The hotel was beautiful and extremely well situated. The small touches (sheets and towels, for example) were fabulous, and our room was well laid out and quiet, as we had requested. The only problem: in all our years of traveling, this was the MOST EXPENSIVE hotel in which we have stayed. Yes,... More

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mpater, Directeur général at Hotel Les Armures, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Dear Sir, Thank you for taking the time to post such kind words following your stay at “Les Armures”. I am very pleased that you liked the bedroom, the décor and the small touches in the bathroom. We are very dedicated to making our guests feel at home. I hope to welcome you back in the future, With... More

Munchendorf, Austria
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140 reviews 140 reviews
28 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

High level swiss hospitality in a warm-haerted familial atmosphere. The location near the south bank of the lake invites you to discover the old part of geneve by walking around. Large rooms with a perfect mix of old and modern but with every indulgence in a very old historic building. Breathtaking architecture, interieur and design!

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mpater, Directeur général at Hotel Les Armures, responded to this review

Dear Madam, Dear Sir, Thank you for taking the time to give us such a nice review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Also, I am delighted you enjoyed the décor of the rooms and the great location in the Old City of Geneva. I look forward to welcoming you again at “Les Armures”, I remain,... More

Arlington, Virginia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

My wife and I recently stayed at Les Armures in early January 2014. This was our second time at this hotel.... and I have reviewed it before. The hotel is in a great location and the hotel and restaurant were fantastic. The reason I am giving it only 3 stars is the following. The rooms run hot. I turned the... More

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mpater, Directeur général at Hotel Les Armures, responded to this review

Dear Sir, I am happy to read your comments regarding your recent stay with us at “Les Armures” and would like to thank you for having taken the time to share your experience. I am disappointed to hear that on this occasion you were disturbed by the temperature in your room and also the noise in the street. The hotel... More

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Address: 1 Rue Puits-St-Pierre, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
Location: Switzerland > Geneva > Bourg-de-Four
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Les Armures 5*
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#9 Luxury Hotel in Geneva #12 Business Hotel in Geneva
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Unique hotel located in the heart of the Old town of Geneva, “Les Armures” offers a breathtaking view of historic part of the city, while being only a stone's throw away from the business and shopping centre of Geneva. This magnificent 17th century residence has been recently renovated to create a unique environment, combining luxury and refinement, well-being and savoir-vivre with uniquely decorated rooms and suites, all of them with their own charm and elegance. As far as dining is concerned, Epicureans will enjoy “Les Armures” restaurant, known as one of the oldest in the city. The “brasserie style” restaurant, features all-day dining and serves Swiss specialities, such as cheese fondue or raclette. Undoubtedly, Les Armures Restaurant is an unforgettable experience!The walls of this romantic hotel still seem to vibrate with the charisma of his well-known guests as: President Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalynn, President Bill Clinton and his family, Paul Mac Cartney, Gary Gasparov, Jean Marais, Yannick Noah, Sophia Loren, Pelé and recently George Clooney. ... more   less 
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